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Re: possible MBF: automatically detecting unused build dependencies

On Mon, Jul  7, 2014 at 11:22:42 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:

> For the case of pam, I would be interested in seeing the full build log to
> understand how in the world this built successfully without libdb.  That's
> definitely a packaging error on my part, because without libdb,
> pam_userdb.so should not build, which in turn *should* be treated as a build
> failure.  But I guess I'm not accounting for individual modules in the build
> output, since in general the greater risk is failing to keep this list in
> sync with new upstream modules, rather than misbuilding and losing a module
> from the tree.
dh_install --fail-missing would help for the case where new modules are
added and need to be accounted for in the packaging.


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